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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 2.2 L4 GAS

Master Cylinder

  • On Vibe models, remove air filter hose clamp and hose from throttle body.
  • On all models, disconnect fluid level sensor retainer and electrical connector.
  • Drain master cylinder reservoir brake fluid...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Remove hub nut.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove ball joint to steering knuckle nut.
  • Break ball joint loose from steering knuckle.
  • Push axle...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Description
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 2.2 L4 GAS

The TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System) warns the driver when a significant loss, or gain of tire pressure occurs in any of the four tires and allows the driver to display the individual tire pressures and the locations on the DIC (Driver Information Center) display. The system uses the BCM (Body Control Module), DIC, instrument panel cluster, RCDLR (Remote Control Door Lock Receiver), a RF (Radio Frequency) transmitting tire pressure sensor in each wheel and the serial data circuit. Each tire pressure sensor has an internal power supply with service life of 10 years.

When the vehicl...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove terminal nuts, then disconnect starter motor electrical connecto...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2003-07 Ion, 2005-09 Cobalt & 2007-09 G5
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS

On 2003 models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 18,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

On 2004-09 models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 12 months or 15,000 miles or at Maintenance II as indicated on the DIC (Driver Information Center). In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the glove compartment.
  • Push inward at each side of the g...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Check Engine Or Service Now Soon Engine Indicator Lamps (Gasoline Engines w/Electronic Engine Controls Or EFI) -> Except LeMans, Metro, Prizm, Storm & Vibe
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS

The Check Engine lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. When the engine is started, the lamp should go off. If the lamp remains on for 10 seconds or constantly after the engine is started, the self diagnosis system has detected a fault condition and has stored a code in the system Electronic Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). After diagnosis and repair, the ECM memory can be cleared of codes as follows:

On models except Cadillac with DEFI, remove the ECM/PCM fuse or disconnect the battery ground cable for approximately 30...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from thermostat housing using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from thermostat housing.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove lefthand front tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove front fender inner lining and engine splash shield.
  • Install a suitable acces...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Pontiac G5  2.2 L4 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Pontiac G5 2.2 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Park/Neutral Position Switch
  • Engine
  • Underhood Fuse Block
  • Sensor Diagram for 2008 Pontiac G5  2.2 L4 GASSensor Diagram for 2008 Pontiac G5 2.2 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Inlet Air Temperature Sensor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 Pontiac G5 SE 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Pontiac G5 SE 2.2 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Windshield Wiper/Washer Switch
  • Body Control Module
  • Windshield Wiper Motor
  • Wiper Relay
  • Windshield Washer Fluid Pump
  • 2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Pontiac G5 GT 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Body Control Module
  • Driver Information Center Display
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 2.2 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: GM of Canada New Vehicle Limited Warranty Tire Program
    Vehicle: 2008 Pontiac G5 2.2 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2008 Pontiac G5 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2008 Pontiac G5 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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